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What Disease Illness Can You Get From Getting Spit In Your Eyes
Anything: Any communicable disease would potentially be able to be transferred this way. Just like a sneeze. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Can you get hiv if spit from another person accidentally flew into your eye? What if he had a cut in his mouth/gum disease? I could not wash my eyes
If I spit in a sink on a toothpaste stain and a drop of water (maybe mixed with toothpaste used by another) cames back in my eye can I get any disease?
Don't worry: Highly unlikely, like the chance of winning the lottery. ...Read more
Is saliva from a hiv + person that gets in eye a risk if they also have gum disease (? blood)? My client accidentally spits and it gets in mouth/eyes
Low risk, but...: If a dental hygienist or similar, you're supposed to take routine precautions against such exposures, like glasses or goggles. HIV risk is low, but this also protects against other blood borne viruses, colds, influenza, etc. Saliva inactivates HIV and not known to transmit it, even when blood is also present, and your risk is very low. But if patient definitely has HIV, you may need treatment. ...Read more
No: That is not how you get POHS ...Read more
My son has strep and he coughed and a little spit got in my eyes. Can I get strep in my eye. What are the symptoms that I should look out for.
Possible: If there is blood in the mouth and they spit in your eye, there is possibility to develop hiv, if they are infected. But it has also to do with their viral count and their antiviral treatment. Many of HIV infected patients are in remission on the medications available today. So they may not have any viral load to infect anyone. In either way, precaution should be taken and be tested. ...Read more
Not likely: First you may be surprised to know that most people have been infected with the herpes simplex I virus but only a small % of the people end up with cold sores. It is thus highly unlikely that you would get herpes from the spit. Herpes I is different from genital herpes which is herpes 2 which usually does not reside in the oral cavity. ...Read more
I gota little spit in my eye and now my eye lid is puffy can I use drop's to get the swelling down?
Spit in eye: Wash your eyes copiously with cold water to get the irritant out. Apply antibiotic eye drops. Depending on the source of the spit consult your medical doctor. If the spit belonged to another person. For the allergic reaction of puffy eyelids you could use OTC viisine for red eyes till you see your doctor. Spit from a stranger could carry unwanted virus particles ...Read more
Well the other day I walked by my friend and he laughed and when he laughed droplets of spit came out flying out and landed in my eye can u get herpes?
Please help I was chewing on a plastic bottle cap and spit landed on my arm and then I wiped my eye and the spit got in to my eye will I get herpes?
Is it possible to get Hepatitis B from someone getting spittle/spit in your eye? I ask because I have red HBV can be passed through saliva.
Some guy on the bus spit out the window and the saliva came back to my face going into my eye. He could have had blood In his saliva. Can I get HIV?
No: I'm sorry people are like that. The risk is zero. In the old days, family contacts of HIV-positive patients just didn't get infected except by sex or doing needle drugs. You can't go through life as a grown man letting this kind of thing trouble you. Worrying like this is like worrying about causing pregnancy by sharing a dip in a pool or a bar of soap. Don't be a slave to such fears. ...Read more
Hiv if I was having a conversation with an HIV person and during the conversation that person sprayed some of his spit in my eye by accident can that causes me to get infected? Thanks
Little if any risk: No such transmission of HIV has ever been reported. In general, exposure to infected persons' mouths or saliva are risk free -- for example, kissing doesn't transmit HIV, or so rarely it can be ignored. Among other likely reasons, saliva kills HIV. This nothing to worry about at all. ...Read more
Hiv positive person spit came in contact with my eye. If suppose there was blood in his saliva can I get infected.
Little or no risk: This is theoretically possible but extremely unlikely. In any case, at this point there is nothing that can be done to prevent it. If no symtoms (sore, red, may itchy eye) within 5 days, you're home free. In the meantime, I really wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more
I was talking with someone who spits when they talk. Can I get herpes or CMV from getting a little spit in my eye?
Spit in your eye: Hardly likely from getting spit in the eye. Exposure is minimal. ...Read more
I've had two eye hemorrages in two weeks and spitting up blood for 3 months (from throat I think) legs get week. What should dr test for?
I have been diagnosed with sjrogen's disease and want to know how is this treated as the symptoms I have are different than the main ones-dryness of eyes and mouth.?
Dry eyes are common: Sjogren's is typically dry eyes, dry mouth and possibly arthritis. It is an autoimmune condition where the lacrimal gland is invaded by autoimmune cells, causing moderate to severe dryness. I usually start Restasis eye drops twice daily to help prevent worsening. Talk to your eye doctor if this seems appropriate for you. ...Read more
I have dry eyes, dry mouth, rinitis, metal smell when I breathe and raynaud. Are there syntoms of another disease?
No, not possible: HPV transmission requries intimate contact. Genital infection is acquired only by sex with infected partners. If you are concerned about being in the same house or sharing bathrooms, kitchens, etc with someone with genital HPV, you can stop worrying. There is no risk at all from these things. ...Read more
BY PRODUCTS: The smoke contains products that irritate the eyes and block the salivary glands in the mouth. ...Read more
My eyes get dry and swollen when I go a long time without eating. Also dry skin and mouth. Why does this happen?
Dehydration: When someone does not eat or drink anything for a prolonged period, they get dehydrated. This causes the dryness issues. ...Read more
Econazole nitrate 1% topical. Derm dx'd re bad intertrigo. Online info says do not get in eyes, mouth, vagina. What if med gets on panties/ t paper?
If gets on: Your panties wash it of with soap and water ...Read more
I have noticed that in the past year I started to get white spots around my eyes, mouth and now around my fingers. What could this be and had caused i?
Needs to be seen: This does not fit any pattern. It needs to be seen to effectively diagnosis and treat. ...Read more
Anxiety stays high a lot. I feel like the corner of my eyes tingle or get weak and then eyes will water up. And mouth feels like it wants to droop. ; (?
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